The maker of autonomous aircraft figured certificating clean-sheet, electric aircraft that fly themselves would be a quick process. Woopsie.
Also, news that some regulators are calling for MCAS not to be fixed, but to be trashed. How will this affect the ill-fated airliner’s return to the skies?
There are a number of causes for iconic GA plane maker shuttering its assembly line, and some of them we have never seen before.
A new wave of younger pilots is already here, and they see the world differently than pilots before them. So, fasten your seat belts. We could be in for a bumpy ride.
The revelation that we are within weeks of having certificated aircraft that can land themselves keeps everybody from seeing the big picture. So here it is.
This summer, Cirrus Aircraft announced that CEO Dale Klapmeier would be retiring from the leadership of the company he co-founded and that he has helped guide for 20 years. Cirrus is the world leader in the light personal transportation aircraft market, and for good reason. The SR22 is a beautiful, comfortable and utilitarian ride that more »
The best and the worst impulses were on prominent display after the deadly Hartford crash.
Online, people are saying a lot about the crash. Some of them, however, should keep their thoughts to themselves, or better yet, think better thoughts.
A child eco-activist ditches planes and sails to America to preach climate change. Is this the end of aviation as we know it?
The feature by pilot William Langewiesche paints a horrific picture of the cockpit of Lion Air 610 as its pilots fought for survival.
Everyone was okay after the incredible turboprop STOL monster bit the dust. Then even more important things started happening.
The report documents the accident and goes much further than that, too. Why it will matter to all of us.
The widespread coverage of aircraft accidents is for a good reason.
Small commercial drones are coming, and aviation has no idea what to do.
The news organization’s reading of the preliminary report claims the NTSB said something it most assuredly did not.
A recent piece in Air Facts Journal discussed the significant risk we pilots assume in flying small planes. I don’t feel that way, and I’m guessing you don’t either. Are we deceiving ourselves?
And why flying will never change.
The news that Ballard, who most famously found the wreck of the Titanic, makes the search for famed aviator a real news story…maybe? There’s more to the story.